The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 2 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing 3G 52 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.31% 3.33% 20.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.98% 12.50% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 4
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£263 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £14.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -62.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 48 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 49.59% 26.67% 47.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 17
Average daily rate £290 £430 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +59.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £400 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +714.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 54 (91.53%) 2G
2 51 (86.44%) Telecoms
3 47 (79.66%) 4G
4 19 (32.20%) LTE
5 18 (30.51%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (30.51%) GSM
6 11 (18.64%) ATM
7 10 (16.95%) SLA
7 10 (16.95%) Ericsson
7 10 (16.95%) Network Planning
7 10 (16.95%) Cramer
7 10 (16.95%) Actix
8 9 (15.25%) RNC
9 8 (13.56%) Wireless
9 8 (13.56%) NSN NetAct
9 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (11.86%) Huawei
10 7 (11.86%) UMTS
11 6 (10.17%) HP
11 6 (10.17%) SS7
11 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (10.17%) VCP4
11 6 (10.17%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (10.17%) Network Design
12 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.47%) Billing
13 4 (6.78%) DNS
13 4 (6.78%) CRM
13 4 (6.78%) GPRS
13 4 (6.78%) Nokia

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 54 (91.53%) 2G
2 47 (79.66%) 4G
3 19 (32.20%) LTE
4 18 (30.51%) Radio Access Network
4 18 (30.51%) GSM
5 11 (18.64%) ATM
6 9 (15.25%) RNC
7 8 (13.56%) Wireless
8 7 (11.86%) UMTS
9 6 (10.17%) SS7
9 6 (10.17%) SIGTRAN
10 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.78%) DNS
11 4 (6.78%) GPRS
11 4 (6.78%) NBAP
11 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
11 4 (6.78%) MVNO
12 3 (5.08%) NAS
12 3 (5.08%) WiMAX
12 3 (5.08%) DSL
General
1 51 (86.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Billing
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Tester
4 8 (13.56%) Radio Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (3.39%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (1.69%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Project Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) RF Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.69%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) PMI
1 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Network Planning
2 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (10.17%) Network Design
4 4 (6.78%) CRM
5 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.08%) Software Licensing
6 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.69%) Time Management
7 1 (1.69%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (1.69%) Validation
7 1 (1.69%) Project Management
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.69%) Logistics
7 1 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
1 1 (1.69%) Perl
1 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) VCP4
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) HNC
3 1 (1.69%) HND
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Ericsson
1 10 (16.95%) Cramer
1 10 (16.95%) Actix
2 7 (11.86%) Huawei
3 6 (10.17%) HP
4 4 (6.78%) Nokia
4 4 (6.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Nortel
6 1 (1.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.69%) Siemens
6 1 (1.69%) SGI
6 1 (1.69%) NetHawk
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